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On Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 8:48 AM, Russell Haley <> wrote:
> I have counter arguments but that's not the point. The only reason I
> spoke up is because I ran into this myself when I was starting with
> Lua. The way it searches the current path and chooses the defaults to
> search is opaque to casual users. does basically what you want:

The issue here is basically that Lua works mostly with absolute module
search paths (with the exception of "current directly"), and people
become accustomed to their application being 'special'.